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Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 259-MED00217RLH

Barts Health NHS Trust
Paediatric Gastroenterology
£77,913 - £105,042

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist with a specialist interest in IBD

Children’s Division

10 PAs




Two Posts


The Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology at The Royal London is seeking to appoint 2 substantive consultants. One will have a specialist interest in Paediatric IBD and the other in General Paediatric Gastroenterology. The post holders will gain invaluable experience working in one of London’s largest and busiest tertiary Gastroenterology departments treating children with a wide range of conditions.The post holders would also be involved in our training programme as well as having the opportunity to lead on service developments and participate in research across the department.


The Paediatric Gastroenterology department based at The Royal London Hospital is one of the largest in London, providing full in-patient and out-patient secondary and tertiary service to investigate and treat a multitude of gastrointestinal disorders. We have a dedicated 12 bedded ward for inpatients. Endoscopy occurs in a dedicated unit with nursing and anaesthetic support from paediatric theatres and adult Endoscopy


The multidisciplinary team includes six consultants, five middle grade doctors, five Intestinal Failure Nurses , two IBD Nurses , one Enteral Nutrition Nurse , two dieticians, a clinical Psychologist, a speech and language therapist and a Parenteral Nutrition (PN) Pharmacist.


There is an extensive clinical service including twice weekly Nutritional round and specialist clinics in inflammatory bowel disease, IBD/growth failure, IBD/oral disease, adolescent IBD, food allergies, obesity, feeding disorders, liver disease, neurogastroenterology and intestinal failure/Parenteral Nutrition clinics. Dedicated transition clinics exist for motility, Hepatology and IBD .


There is close collaboration with the Paediatric Surgeons and Adult Gastroenterology to maintain excellence in care and streamline transition.


For further information and/or to arrange a visit to the department please contact the lead clinician for the service, Dr Sandhia Naik via email on


Close Date: 22nd September 2019

Interview date : TBC



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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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